Skip to comments.FATHER BARRON TO REPORT ON PAPAL ABDICATION (NBC & MSNBC)
Posted on 02/27/2013 12:03:29 PM PST by NYer
Father Barron will be teaming up with NBC and MSNBC to report on the events at the Vatican as Pope Benedict XVI abdicates the papacy this Thursday, February 28th. On the blog, we will keep you informed of upcoming media appearances as they are announced.
Please keep the Pope—and the Cardinals who will soon elect a new pope—in your prayers during this time of transition.
Look for Father Barron Wednesday (2/27) and Thursday (2/28) on MSNBC throughout the day with ongoing coverage. He will be on the national broadcast and on local NBC affiliates off-and-on throughout the morning, beginning at 4:30 am Eastern.
Here is the press release regarding Father Barron's coverage of this monumental event in the Church.
|Papal Audience (Live)
Wed. Feb. 27 at 3 PM ET, & Thurs. Feb. 28 at 11 PM ET
|Meeting with the Cardinals (Live)
Thurs. Feb. 28 at 4:30 AM ET, 9 AM ET, & 2 PM ET
|Daily Dispatch (Live)
Thurs. Feb. 28 at 6:30 AM ET, 1 PM ET & 9 PM ET
|Pope's Departure (Live)
Thurs. Feb. 28 at 10:30 AM ET 3:30 PM ET, & Fri. March 1 at 3:00 AM ET
NBC? Good luck to Fr. Barron!
I figured they’d try to book Father Pflager
Fr. Greeley no longer doing television appearances?
Perhaps NBC / MSNBC is trying to bolster their ratings. I was wondering if he will also be featured on The Weather Channel which is now aligned with NBC ; - )
That is good news. It should give him lots of time to prepare for death while being out of our hair, which seems a grace all around.
I’m sorry to read that. It must be a tremendous burden on his family. God is slow to anger and, to Hieronymus’s point, abounding in love.
Fr. Barron on MSNBC? Wow. Talk about sitting down with tax collectors and sinners!!!
Father Barron on MSNBC...
Now, that is almost High Drama as far as Christian watching goes.
Something tells me that, NBC simply did a google search and saw he did the Special Series, “Catholicism”, and signed him up.
Could be some interesting fireworks here.
Love Barron, but I won't watch MSNBC.
OH MAN I be home watching little bit of Papal leaving coverage on EWTN network
This going be historical moment for the world when the last time Pope resign 600 years ago? LOL!
Maybe Father Baton can help them get the wording right.
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At least the viewers of NBC and MSNBC will get the truth about what’s going on.